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LINKTV
Oct 10, 2012 7:30pm PDT
in society. and so it's fun to look at this in terms of the united states, because as i've said several times, if you want to understand civil religion, just get a tent, and park yourself in the paper plate and the napkin section of k-mart or wal-mart, and as the year goes by, watch the colors change. you've got your valentine's day with the reds and whites, and then we've got st. patty's day, and then i don't know how bunnies and easter eggs and - well, i kind of do - but you've got your yellow and your purple for easter and then we move through memorial day. and fourth of july, memorial day, these are classic civil religious holidays, and if you'll go back and think about our functions of myth - answer profound life questions about meaning, reverence for the past, hope for the future, guide behavior, worshiping of heroes and heroines - all the functions of myth that we see in a religious context are there in a culture to do exactly the same thing: to bind people together as a group, just as it does in religion, where we see it out in the culture, and it's fun to see how that w
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
, the campaign is for the united states senate. the filibuster has been used in this current united states senate all a long. hasn't been accused? >> i think every party will always see the other party abuses. i like the system. i like the requirement because to get 60 votes. requires working across the aisle. i think that's something i'm well-suited for. so i would not vote to get rid of the filibuster. sometimes it is abused by both parties. >> from 1917-1970, 50 cloture vote. this current senate, 109th cloture vote. what is going on? >> you have a dysfunctional senate. we haven't had a budget passed innocent in more than three years but someone mentioned the other day the last time the senate passed the budget, the apple ipad had not been invented yet. >> how can it be functional is the filibuster is always wearing its had? >> they can. we've had the filibuster for years and with a functional senate. as senator mccain said the other day this is the first time in 51 years that the senate hasn't passed a defense authorization bill. the problem right now, i don't think we will convi
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
looking at the united states and the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and very fast changing environment. so, i am grateful to all of you for coming and look forward to our discussion and at this point i would like to invite shibley telhami to the podium to present the poll. >> thanks a lot, tammie. it's always great to be here. i'm going to just present not the whole thing but some of the findings so we can get on with the conversation i will present a highlight. i just want to give you a little bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by knowledge networks sample of 737 that is designed to be a national representative in an internet panel. the methodology is described in the information that we will put all and is also available online. i also want to say that it's really my pleasure and honor to partner to the sinnott program at the university of maryland, and a program for policy international policy attitudes and particularly my colleague, steve coll, who has a recent book published by brook
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
nothing mystical or different than your read about. united states is fundamentally a stronger than people think, in my opinion. in latin america, some are better and some are slower. >> asia use same syncline about. -- you seem sanguine. >> this in my opinion, but i. they will meet their objective of 7%-8% higher. they are doing this to avoid social unrest and change the infrastructure. it change will be coming and it will be smoothed and continue to form the policies of the government. they have $3 trillion in reserve and a lot of capabilities to maintain growth. they did that that month, literally. they knew what they want to accomplish. i do not think i can do that 10 years from now. they're not building a lot of bridges to nowhere. i think it will work in the immediate term. >> there's a lot of talk about africa. in latin america, we have seen signs of pretty robust growth. >> we're opening grove -- stores and we are in there on the ground. we go there for the multinational clients. where they go, we go. , is the same with latin america. -- it is the same with latin america. we
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the united states because as you have said that has happened too often in the past. that tragedy should occur we have to step in without any margin for error, enough time for preparation to take over the responsibilities for the biggest job in the world, that of running this great country of ours, to take over the awesome responsibility for commanding the nuclear weaponry that this country has. the debate tonight is a debate about a presidential decision that has to be made by you. the stakes could not be higher. >> moderator: senator bentsen question for you and you have two minutes to respond. what bothers people was not so much for qualification, but your split on policy with governor dukakis. he has said that he does not want to clone himself, but you disagree with him on some major issues, a that the in nicaragua conference, did the death penalty, gun-control among others. if you had to step into the presidency, whose agenda would you pursue, yours or his? >> i am delighted to respond to that question. because we agree on so many things and in the best majority of the issues
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. [ male announcer ] the exceedingly nimble, ridiculously agile, tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. ♪ >>> welcome back to the "halftime report." over to david faber who has more developments on that sprint story. david? >>> one of the key stories of the morning has been the reports we've been giving you that have been confirmed by sprint it's in talks with softbank of japan for softbank to acquire a control position in the company. sources close to the deal tell me that as a result of the leaks which first took place in the japanese media, the chances of the deal itself have been somewhat reduced. now it depends on who you talk to. those chances still seen as a bit better, i would say, consensuswise than 50/50. nonetheless, again, those chances they say have been reduced as a result of the leak. the hope, though, is st
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
president of the united states. lou: deeming like everybody feels about joe biden? [laughter] >> he is only 42 years old. [laughter] needs to look like he is someone who can step in. i think this is a more important tax for paul ryan tonight. joe biden is not a widely respected figure. better numbers their show. four years ago he was a highly respected -- they liked figure. but the four years have been very hard in the public eye and have taken a serious toll on him. tonight, though, paul ryan faces a guy still be warm and have a charming way about him. paul ryan has to make sure that he doesn't get out politician on that stage. lou: it is also another thing to me. he loves to talk about the deficit and the budget. the fact is, i wonder if there is a line between his energy and his enthusiasm and some constraint and the desire for most of us to hear and speak about other topics as well. and to do so with fresh and new language. can he overdo the youthful enthusiasm and what could quickly become under budget, a johnny one note approach? >> i think he can. i have known him for 20 year
WETA
Oct 11, 2012 1:30am EDT
united states and went to mexico to avoid persecution, but it's also to pursue polygamy. >> narrator: miles romney had five wives and 30 children. >> they built a ranch and he's back in stone age conditions with no money. romney's father is now on the scene. that gets destroyed by guerrillas. they move back to california, poverty again. they build it back up. they move back to salt lake city. they build it back up. romney's whole history of a family is that they knocked us down, we built it back up. we didn't make a fortune; we made a bunch of fortunes. and they resented us for our success, but we kept coming back. that's romney's history. >> with someone with a name with romney you heard about the sufferings of your ancestors and their sacrifices and all they've done that you feel like, well, it's my turn now; i've got to pick up the baton and run with it. >> narrator: but mitt and his family rarely tell the story to outsiders. >> it's an incredible history. he can't talk about it because it involves polygamy. and so if the core of your personality is something you can'
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 3:00am EDT
stevens, knew him personally and was so appreciative of his work. as president of the united states, that diplomat core works for him. and he nominates those ambassadors. so what we need to do when the united states has been attacked, when the americans have been killed while serving our country, we don't need to have mitt romney and the republicans in congress taking their first instinct, being to take cheap political shots -- >> hold on a minute, because it was not about what mitt romney which was clumsy in its own way, but the suggestion that ambassador rice made statements that were blaming -- this video -- >> piers. >> it must have been known after four or five days that it was much more likely to have been a terrorist attack that it would have been planned. >> piers, i can't even believe you would suggest that ambassador rice would make misleading statements. at the beginning of this, it was very unclear as to what happened. the main thing was rather than make snap judgments that we take a step back, make sure a full investigation was done. >> let me rephrase it. do you accept that
WETA
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
united states. why did the 13 colonies develop as they do? one of the reasons was it was jam packed with natural well-protected harbors in the northeast. and the tempered zone of what is now the united states, it was last resource-rich part of the temperate zone that was settled by europeans at the time of the enlightenment and it had more miles of inland waterways than the rest of the world combined. so that enabled the development of american nationhood. these facts are so obvious that they get overlooked in the current debate. >> rose: i want to take different countries and look at it to understand your thesis, both in terms of their history and future and elements of their geography that make them who they are take china today. >> okay. all right. take china. china has two big geographical issues. on the one hand, china is big, it's vast. because it's stretching out in terms of the its corporate enterprises, its demography into the russian far east where there's always this timber, diamonds and gold that the chinese want. a hundred million people in manchuria over the boarder in
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
united states does not speak english. how big a barrier is language as you mentioned? >> that's pretty high. >> i think for the youth they speak english it's really interesting because they're the ones translating for their parents. in terms that you have a lot of those that come from latin america, when you look at the politics of latin america they equate politicians to corruption, it is what they do. the idea of having to deal with politics coming tolt united states not necessarily that's like for second nature. they would prefer to not have to go along, work with -- go to school, do what they have to do. they're such a voice and part of our united states that we need them to get more involved in that. >> i think that -- does it make sense for candidates to be fighting so hard, clearly -- >> i'm saying if only ten out of 24 million latinos go to the polls. >> as hard as they fight for young people to go to the polls, i know that as democrats we're counting on high turn out among latinos, among african americans and high turn out 'young young people. i don't think that's prong
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
markets are slowing also. on the other hand, corporations in the united states are in terrific shape, the united states continues to grow. the election is tightening up, which means anybody who is elected is likely to govern from the center, and attack the fiscal cliff. and so you have to say in a low return environment, shares of multinational companies with growing earnings and dividends are probably not a bad place to be. but you want to buy when the markets are down, not when they're up, and you want to sell low quality, buy high quality, and buy them on corrections, not after big moves. i would not be surprised if you have a little bit more of a correction right here. >> susie: so let's talk a little more about this correction. it feels like a correction. between what's going on with oil prices going lower, some of these earnings reports that we've been getting. so what are the risks ahead, and is this a buying opportunity? one strategist saying today that he's pretty upbeat because with central banks around the world pouring money into the financial system, it's kind of h
SFGTV
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
of san francisco are supporter of the united states military. san francisco fleetwood association is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that was formed to help organize and execute fleet week. and fleet week in 2012 like 2011 and 2010 has adopted a mission to promote the humanitarian assistance and disaster response missions of the united states military. we also, of course, will have the blue angels and the air show that comes with that. the ships will be coming in and the wonderful liberty call that the wonderful men and women in the armed forces will have in san francisco. the fleet week association also, as i say, has a humanitarian and response. along with the civilian disaster response community, we'll have a senior leader seminar taking place on thursday and friday in which the military and the civilian community learn from one another on how to provide disaster response. i should mention that on wednesday morning out at ocean beach, the marine corps and the navy are setting up what's called the shock trauma platoon, a field hospital you and i might think of as a mass unit
FOX Business
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. buinting to us here in the united states, that while the other countries are exploring aggressively, how to increase their production, we have just rolled out a new 5 year plan for offshore thrilling that shuts off east coast, delays alaska until 2017, and has least number of leases in it of any program in the history since they passed legislation to get this thing going. anat the same time the deputy is increasing royalty rates and looking at way its decrease lease terms and making it less appealing for companies to come in to to exploration and production here in the united states. neil: we're showing a lot of land that the administration has say you can't drill othere is a lo argument goes if we were to tap oil from even half of the off limit lands, we would have enough oil to tell the middle east where to get off, is that true? >> absolutely true, consumer energy alliance, released a report a couple weeks ago that shows we could develop if we could bind field bring feels ont yourself to energy efficiency, meaning we would only need 20 to 20% from overseas, and north american energy r
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the united states. the wait is going to work today to see and i are going to have this conversation for a few minutes and then we will open it up to you for your questions. one or two conflicts of interest in the table. jpmorgan chase is a corporate member of the council on foreign relations. whenever a 175 corporate converse amanda shareholders the company. i'm forsch landed distinct minority shareholder and i wish it weren't have to present a conflict, but alas it's not. so there you go. mr. dimon is suspect and if you know is that greek heritage. in the last 24 hours the chancellor of germany has been visiting the country of your ancestors of their forebears. how worried are you and what it might mean, not just for grace and not sonatas for europe, but because of globalization and economic linkages for the united states and for your own institution. >> thank you for your introduction. my ancestors 1915 chemists you can't blame me for what's going on there. as a sidenote now, meant my grandfather coming home years ago and greeks from both sides yelling and screaming about the then
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 2:00pm EDT
of concern about the fiscal situation, the goldman ceo seems very pro-america. >> the united states i think actually has some of the greatest blessings around, except that -- look. all the other problems in the world are real structural issues. china. the structure of the euro. in the united states, a lot of our problems are self-inflicted and can be self-resolved. >> joining us now, the man who did the interview himself, steve leisman. also kate kelly joins us here on set. dan greenhouse, chief global strategist at btig and a cnbc contributor. steve, fantastic interview. but, is blankfein right about our problems being able to be resolved or solved by ourselves? >> you know, i think he is, mandy. thank you very much, by the way. what i find interesting about what blankfein is saying, think about it from a business perspective. think about what goldman has done successfully which is take the advantage you have and press them. we have a series of advantages. they're demographic. we are an incredibly wealthy country which is something that says, these allusions they make to zimbabwe abo
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
time it happened in a country where the united states is engaged right now in one of their biggest drone campaigns. authorities are now saying in yemen a gunman assassinate add security official who worked for the u.s. embassy in yemen's capital city. place during a motorcycle drive by. the pentagon confirmed that they sent in a team of 50 marines to bolster security in the middle east amid the protests against the film. a yemen officials tells fox that the killing today was likely a targeted hit from al qaeda and the arabian peninsula. but it is too early to confirm a direct link. the pentagon called the al qaeda branch there "the most dangerous offshoot of the terror group anywhere." so far this year, the united states has conducted more than 30 separate drone strikes inside the borders of yemen, a jump if ten last year. jonathan hunt is live in new york studios. what is the united states saying? >>jonathan: officials are deeply saddened by the murder of the man what worked for the embassy in yemen for something like 11 years. they also say that they condemn what they call this "
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the county now has the highest median income in the united states. population has more than doubled over the past decade and the hispanic population has tripled. demographic shifts like these helped president obama be the first democrat to win virginia since 1964 by just 11,500 votes. a half trillion dollars in looming military cuts create a danger to loudoun's economic well being. john dyer lives in loudoun. he's cofounder of ksh technology. >> most of my neighbors are government employees or contractors. so, they would be affected by it. this cut. big time. >> dyer is a coveted swing voter. >> what was your first vote for president? >> ronald reagan. so, actually, i have a photograph of my grandfather, my father, my brother and myself all voting together at the same time, so -- >> it's a family tradition. so, you take this seriously. >> it was always a, you know, a big deal in our family. >> you voted for president obama last time around. what are the final considerations? >> issues around the federal government spending, how it affects our business. so, it is my life blood. and m
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the united states. >> mitt romney out with the begging bowl for votes. will it work though? joining me now is frank. who would have thought that we would be in this position? i think we both thought barack obama was cruising to victory. >> if you were betting big money it would be hard to know who you were putting the money on. >> i think it isn't necessarily that there is a romney surge that will go on to election day. we could be having a completely different discussion after the second debate. >> i'm sure the debate will be exploding. but it is about can barack obama take down mitt romney. if he was to win that debate again, it could be game over. tomorrow night's debate does mat th matter. you are right. but a certain kind of narrative is developing. and if say joe biden had a miserable night and we have another couple of days of news stories, that could be very, very important even though one doesn't think of the vice presidential nominees. >> i like his style. however, he hasn't done any public inner interviews for like five months. >> everyone is taing about what a skilled de
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
recovery are coming up. better than expected economic data from the united states pushed stock prices of words here in frankfurt. also bit unexpected were quarterly earnings reports, the ones from walmart for example. shares of siemens made an exception, though. they were among the losers on this thursday. siemens says its ceo announced job cuts and cost cuts. profit targets which they had set might not be met within the timeframe that siemens had imagined. >> let's take a quick look at the numbers now in frankfurt. the dax ended the day up by more than 1%. europe -- euro stoxx 50 up by 1.25%. the dow jones almost flat. the euro trading for $1.2929. is there such a thing as clean and affordable energy? >> good question. germany's environment minister believe so, but he says the country has to completely rethink the way it subsidizes renewals. >> with elections due next year, the rising cost of electricity has become an issue. environment minister is calling for a government overhaul of renewable energy. he says current policy favors quantity, not quality. >> we need the appropriate instr
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
plans for agricultural sustainability. droughts of course have dried up fields across the united states. the price of corn and soy beans hit record highs. world bank experts are warning that prices could stay high for some time to come. now, kim and the other people meeting down there aren't the only ones with an insider's perspective on the world's financial challenges. central bank governors and finance ministers from leading economies will be meeting later on not too far from here. finance ministers from the group of seven nations last met in april. that was in washington. they too are considering ways to shake off the weight of the debt crisis and stimulate steady growth. representatives of eurozone countries are expected to look for support fortre thfor the re they launched. they want it to help their economy and other markets. >> europe's problems have spread to other places, china notwithstanding and emerging economies. we're going to be hearing more about the g-7 ministers meeting later in the day. we heard from the leaders of the imf and world bank. one political leader we spoke to
SFGTV
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, colonel chet jolly, [speaker not understood] from the united states navy. and of course we have somebody who is an incredible supporters of the fleet week program, mayor ed lee who i am going to turn over the microphone to now. (applause) >> thank you, lewis. welcome. this is the beginning of a great number of events in our city, but i have to say fleet week is really one of my best events. it's one that i've celebrated since just being here and senator feinstein helped reignite it. we were very glad for it to just grow. and, of course, it's a week-long recognition of our armed forces, navy, coast guard, marines. they're all represented here today and i want to give a big shout out and shanks for the men and women in our uniforms who are protecting us. as you know, the world isn't safe. there are a lot of things that are happening. we have to always be ready and vigilant. i think a week out of our very busy calendars to recognize men and women is really an extraordinary opportunity to do that. i also want to give a very big thanks to the fleet week association. it's a great blen
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 2:00am EDT
united states? see life in the best light. outdoors, or in. transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. experience life well lit. ask for transitions adaptive lenses. check with your employer to see if your vision plan covers transitions brand lenses. and discover the benefits of adaptive lenses. so you can experience life well lit. >>> our third story, the final factors. our series on the crucial issues in the swing states that are going to decide this election. there is no place more crucial to both candidates, about 30 miles outside washington, d.c. loudoun county. both candidates and their wives have campaigned a lot and president obama even noted how crucial that specific county is to his re-election bid. >> we won loudoun county last time and if we win loudoun county this time, we will win virginia and if we win virginia, we will win this election! >> the latest polls from virginia shows a tight race. well within the margin of error. obama ahead by two points. now, ther
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
united states marine. i served in desert storm. i am a criminal defense attorney for 19 years. i started off my law firm in 2007 and i employ 11 full-time people at my firm. i know what it is like to run a small business. we have strayed far from the principles of limited government. our government taxes and spends out of control and our civil liberties are constantly under attack. we can fix it, but we need to get government back into its cagae. >> our final opening statement is from jeff flake. >> good to be here. two days ago, cheryl and i received a wonderful phone call from my son syan and forming as we are grandparents. aidan was born into a wonderful family, but he was born into $50,000 of debt. his share of the federal debt we all hold. that is why the stakes in this election are so high. we have to have somebody who understands fiscal discipline. that has been my record in the house of representatives, where i fought my own leadership on issues like earmarks. they punish me for it, but i kept at it and we do not have earmarks any more. that is the kind of attitude i will
SFGTV2
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings as a politically active figure. doing everything they could to ground the campaign in domesticity. >> despite their efforts, the link made it tough whenever voters were in the big city. a specialist in francisco. >> the problem with san francisco is that women's suffrage as an idea was associated. >> susan b. anthony joined the provision party.
SFGTV2
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
and are related to the african-american experience, here in the united states. i had heard of marcus shelby and had been in join his work but never had the opportunity to meet him. we were brought together by the equal justice society specifically for this project. we were charged with beginning work. marquez and i spent a lot of time addressing our own position on the death penalty, our experiences with people who had been incarcerated, family members, friends of friends. pulling our information. beyond that, we did our own research. to create a picture that resonated with humanity. it is the shape of a house. in this context, it is also small and acts like a cell. i thought that was an interesting play on how these people make these adjustments, half to create home. what is home for these people? the home is their cell. people talk a lot about noise -- very noisy in prisons. that is interesting to me. looking at the communication level, the rise of frustration of being caged, wondering, where does redemption fit into the equation here? [singing] i think both of us really believe th
WETA
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
looking at turkey's piftd and turkey has come back closer to the united states and they're not krtable with that because they saw nato and turkey and the united states get together and take out qaddafi and they don't want that to happen again to another ally. last but not least this is also putin's primal fear that if he sets up a precedent of supporting an uprising and the international community to back that uprising, they say what if tomorrow there's a russian spring so he doesn't like what's going on in syria at all. >> warner: what message is turkey sending to russia? russia is a major arms supplier to syria. are they saying you can't use turkish arms space to ship arms in? at least not on passenger planes? and can they enforce it? >> there's a gray area of legality and the turks are enforcing it. they are saying we can do this because it ears our airspace and they're probably acting on intelligence that might have come to them from other places. usually if the turks that has kind of intelligence it's not theirs. and the turks -- >> warner: kind of a nato intelligence? >>
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world to debate night in america. i'm wolf blitzer. tonight, these candidates need to prove to voters they're qualified to be a heartbeat away from the presidency. we're going to give you an exclusive look at the set-up for joe biden's debate preparations and dana bash has an exclusive interview with paul ryan. >> joe biden is 69. you're 42. a generation plus older. how much does that play into the preparation? >> i'm used to that. i became a congressman when i was 28 years old. i'm used to serving with people who are older, debating people who are older. >> we're going to hear more from congressman ryan and bring you an exclusive interview with joe biden's son as well. we're also mobilizing the full resources of cnn for our coverage. let's bring in anderson cooper. >> during the debate, we are going to clock the time that candidates get to see how much time they each get to talk overall and about each specific issue. we'll also get immediate reaction to what vice president biden and congressman ryan are saying from a foc
SFGTV
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
, on a per cap ta basis, we have calculated we are most per capita spend city in the united states. that's point one which will reflect the fact we are a community supporting arts. we have introduced, as the first city in the united states, neighborhood cultural centers, as a reflection of not only dealing with art, but making sure that art is focused in the neighborhoods. we really want our community to have the opportunity to participate, to deal with, and actually to become involved with art development. recently the city has found its way to make sure that at least 2% of every new construction in city buildings is preserved for art. and this is kind of an extraordinary thing for a city of our size to do. as a result, we have a wide array of lots of cultural and artistic venues for people to take advantage of. >> i wanted to let sfgtv, we have a powerpoint. >> yes, we do. but i'm not quite ready to use it yet but i will hit that button in just a moment. thank you for reminding me. the reputation and promise of the arts commission has been tarnished recently. and i think by looking at ou
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